FMI GRADUATE SEMINAR

POPULISM

Nicolás Cachanosky
Metropolitan State University of Denver
ncachano@msudenver.edu

Agenda

  1. What is populism
  2. Who are the populists (old and new)
  3. Recent work on populism
  4. Potential areas of research

What is populism

What is populism

  • It is very difficult to define
    • Is populism an exaggeration of democratic features?
    • Is there anything “conceptually” different in a populist regime from a democratic type of government?

Who are the populists

Old and new

Recent work on populism

Potential areas of research